(July 4, 2016) – On July 9th, Parkway Field will be the place to be for the kickoff of the 12th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival. Fifteen local and national bands will take three stages to provide 9 hours of music.
Pleasantville-based Back 2 Zero will kickoff the Party Line Chill Tent Stage at noon, followed by Don Dilego, an acoustic set by KT Tunstall, Mt. Kisco native Drew Bordeaux, the Yorktown & Verplank sons that comprise Side Saddle, and the legendary folk-rock duo, Aztec Two-Step.
The Amanda Ayala Band will open The Capitol Theatre Party Stage at noon. Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Wild Adriatic will entertain with multiple sets throughout the afternoon. Morning Joe Music, featuring Joe Scarborough will take the stage at 7:10.
Ossining residents Indigo King open the Tri-State Ford Main Stage at 12:25, followed by the driving rock of the Annie Minogue Band. At 2:55, New Jersey’s own The Smithereens will entertain with their unique haunting, bass-heavy sound. The Revivalists take the stage at 4:30. Hailed as a blend of Pearl Jam and New Orleans funk/soul/jazz band and featuring Pleasantville local Zack Feinberg, The Revivalists have been named by Rolling Stones as one of the ‘Artists you Need to Know’ in 2016’. At 6:05, KT Tunstall takes the Main Stage with her entire band for a second appearance at the festival. Alt/indie mainstay Guster will be the final act to take the stage at 8:00.
The festival also features a Kid Zone with rides and amusements from Funtime. Captain Lawrence Beer Garden with food from Walter’s Hot Dogs, George’s Souvlaki. Food will also be available at our Vendor Village, featuring Abas Falafel, Break Bread Not Hearts, Cold Stone Creamery, The Great American BBQ Co., Linekins Kettle Corn, Little Mumbai, Pizza a Legna, Rita’s Water Ice and Sundance Deli. Artisans and will also be on hand.
Pleasantville Music Festival is also proud to be a sustainable venue. With a goal of Zero Waste, the festival will have Waste Collection stations conveniently located around the grounds. Each tent will have separate bins for recycling, compostables, and trash, and will have volunteers collecting and sorting at each station. Organizers asks that festival-goers not mix trash and recyclables in one bag.
Each recycling station also offers free water—festival-goers can bring their reusable containers to be filled as needed throughout the day.
Tickets are available at Pleasantville Recreation office, 48 Marble Avenue, via Ticketmaster, or on July 9th at the entry gate. For more information, visit www.pleasantvillemusicfestival.com.